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Toolbox - the ultimate companion for the busy teacher

Toolbox


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Makes six completely different types of worksheet - crosswords, wordsearches, scrambled words and text, text mazes and coded text

Makes three word puzzles
Type or paste a list of words, on any topic, in any language, and in seconds you can print a wordsearch, a crossword puzzle and a set of scrambled words.
Wordsearch Maker

Wordsearch Maker

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Crossword Maker

Crossword Maker

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Word Scrambler

Word Scrambler

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Makes three text puzzles
Type or paste a piece of text, and in seconds you can print a text maze, a coded text and scrambled text in a variety of forms.

Text Maze

Text Maze

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Code Maker

Code Maker

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Text Scrambler

Text Scrambler

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Foreign characters: Characters are available for most European languages and it is also possible to include numbers and other non-alpha characters.

You are in control. Various options give you control over the difficulty of the puzzle and the appearance of your worksheet. Or if you prefer you can export the puzzle into your word-processor or desktop-publisher to give your worksheet your own personal touch.

Sample worksheets:

Shapes - Six wordsearch puzzles using the ready-made shapes
House and Face - Wordsearch puzzles using custom-made shapes
UK Quiz - Crossword puzzle with filled-in background and numbered letters to form a hidden phrase
Colours - 25 scrambled colours with numbered letters to form the key to an extra sentence
French numbers - French numbers 1 to 49 in a maze (pathfinder)
Holiday in Spain - Scrambled text (letters / words / sentences)
US States - Coded by shifting letters back one place (B coded as A, etc.)

Minimum system requirements: PC with WindowsTM XP or later.

Single user CD-ROM £  20
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CD-ROM and Site licence £100
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Download free 15-day trial - buy half price

Alternatively you can download the full working version of this software and use it free of charge for 15 days. To continue using it after that you must pay £10.00 to register.

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Site Licences

Our site licence allows you to copy the software onto a network or onto an unlimited number of free-standing machines, or to make duplicate copies of the CD-ROM, all for use within the specified establishment.

It also allows teachers to install the software on home computers for use in connection with the licenced premises.

The prices include one CD-ROM.

A copy of the site licence is available on request.

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  Postage and Packing (per item):

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United Kingdom only £2.50 £1.50 £0.90 £0.65
Rest of Europe £3.50 £2.50 £1.50 £1.00
Outside Europe £5.50 £3.25 £2.20 £1.75

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How to order

Click "Buy" next to the chosen title. If you wish to order more than one title, click "Continue shopping" or use your browser's Back button.

When you have finished selecting, click "Basket" or "Checkout".

Complete the Name and Address section and continue to the payment page (See 'How to Pay').

Continue until your order is acknowledged.

If you are buying a registration code for downloaded software, ensure that you click "Return to Discovery Educational Software" after payment.

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How to pay

Payment may be made online using a credit / debit card, or by Paypal.

The Invoice option is available to UK schools and nurseries only. Use the "Additional Information" box if you have an order number.

All other customers must pay for the goods before they are dispatched.

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Wordsearch Maker

"Wordsearch Maker:

- Up to 50 words with optional clues
- Any or all of eight possible directions of words
- Various shapes on offer. You can also create your own shape
- Size up to 20 X 20
- Upper or lower case
- With or without a border
- Fill the unused spaces with random letters (with choice of alphabets) or specify your own fill, e.g a hidden message.
- With or without distracters (parts of the hidden words) - random fill only
- Full range of colours and fonts

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Crossword Maker

Crossword Maker:

- Up to 40 words and clues
- You can select letters in your puzzle which will be used to make a new word once the puzzle is completed.
- These can be numbered so that they form the new word in numerical sequence, or left unnumbered so that the student has to rearrange them to find the word.
- Optional background fill
- Full range of colours and fonts

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Word Scrambler

Word Scrambler:

- Up to 50 words per worksheet
- You can include an extra word or phrase which will be found once the puzzle is completed
- Upper / lower case, or as typed (retaining existing capital letters)
- Single or double line spacing
- Scrambled words can be numbered
- Full range of colours and fonts

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Text Maze

Text Maze:

- Any size up to 20 X 20
- Compact (as in the image above) or spaced (like a snake)
- If spaced, the letters can be boxed in
- Upper / lower case, or as typed (retaining existing capital letters)
- Optional fill of empty spaces
- Full range of colours and fonts

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Code Maker

Code Maker:

- Text can be coded by moving each letter a specific number of places forward, or by a random mixture of the letters
- All letters can be coded, or vowels only, or consonants only. (You can choose whether to treat letter Y as a vowel)
- Upper / lower case, or as typed (retaining existing capital letters)
- Full range of colours and fonts
- Single or double line spacing
- Lines can be numbered

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Text Scrambler

Text Scrambler:

- Scramble the letters of each word, the order of words in each sentence or the order of sentences
- Upper / lower case, or as typed (retaining existing capital letters)
- Full range of colours and fonts
- Single or double line spacing
- Lines can be numbered